Eager students from years 9, 10 & 11 converged on Peregian Springs Golf Club last week to attend an event which would set them on their way to their dream career.
The St Andrew’s Anglican College inaugural Meet the Professional’s Industry Night allowed students face time with some of the Sunshine Coast’s leading industry professionals.
From arts and design to banking and finance, students could sit with the professionals of their choice, hear about the industry first hand and ask questions.
“The feedback we have received from parents and students about the wealth of knowledge and wisdom shared to our students was outstanding,â€ Event organiser Amy Nieuwenhuis said.
“Students have had the opportunity to connect and gain real world opinions and advice from experts in a variety of industries, something that will be invaluable in years to comeâ€.
The event was sponsored by Becker Helicopters and Debt Rescue, part of the Lanyana Financial Group.
Debt Rescue is a leading personal debt management company with a mission to change the stigma associated with bad debt through positive management and education.
The Meet the Professionals Industry Night was the perfect opportunity to impart some invaluable knowledge to students about personal debt management.
“The questions the students were asking were amazing,â€ A Debt Rescue representative said.
“With 75% of Australians admitting they have suffered from financial stress, the personal debt management industry is a new, exciting and growing field. It offers fantastic rewards for people who are genuinely interested in assisting others recover from one of the most stressful experiences of their life, bad debt.â€
The night was deemed a success and is expected to become an annual event.